Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Molecular, Genetic, & Cancer Epidemiology Research)
Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the University of Hawai‘i Cancer Center (UHCC), located in Honolulu, Hawai‘i. Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State laws. The successful candidate will primarily work with Dr. Lang Wu in the Population Sciences in the Pacific Program of UHCC.
Salary commensurate with qualifications.
Responsible for conducting genetic, molecular, and cancer epidemiologic studies to study genetic, biomarker, and non-genetic factors (e.g., nutritional factors) that are associated with risk and prognosis of human cancers. Contributes to study design, performs statistical analyses, and prepares manuscripts. Presents research data at national and/or international scientific conferences and meetings, as well as internal seminars at UHCC. Trains other group members in data analyses and manuscript writing as needed.
PhD, DrPH, or MD from an accredited college or university in Epidemiology, Genetics, Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, or related field.
One to three (1-3) years of experience performing statistical analysis of complex datasets and writing manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
Knowledge of study designs and statistical analysis techniques for epidemiologic, biomarker, genomic, or other omics studies. Ability to think critically and creatively. Possesses excellent manuscript writing skills and strong communication skills. Proficient in statistical software (e.g., SAS, R, or equivalent statistical software). Possesses programming skills and ability to use programming language (e.g., Python or Perl).
Experience in conducting genetic and omics epidemiologic studies. Enthusiastic, self-motivated, and possesses strong capability in learning new skills/knowledge.
Please go to www.rcuh.com and click on “Job Postings.” Enter keyword: 19177. You must submit the following documents online to be considered for the position: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume, 3) Contact information of References, 4) Copy of Degree(s)/Transcript(s)/Certificate(s).
Job Type: Full-time